Working in the areas of alternative health and integrative medicine, Dr. Roberta A. Lee, MD has been involved with innovative health care for about 25 years. Studying medicine at George Washington University Medical School, Lee specializes in integrative and botanical medicine, and received her certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1996. For over a decade, Lee has also focused her attention on researching the use of medicinal plants and botanical supplements to complement conventional medicine. In doing so, she has worked with several multidisciplinary organizations, such as the New York Botanical Garden, and the National Tropical Garden of Hawaii, Nature Conservancy. She also recently became a Board of Trustees member for the American Botanical Council - a non-profit organization that serves as an international information resource for scientific information on botanical supplements and ethnobotanical research.
Dr. Lee has also served in her field as an editor and writer of several texts, including her book, The SuperStress Solution, which was released January 2010. As the Contributing Editor of "EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing," she authored a column "Notes from the Field" for five years. Dr. Lee continues her innovative work as the current Vice Chair of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, where she focuses on developing new interdisciplinary medical initiatives. She has also appeared on the Today Show, Fox News, CBS and CNN.